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Tiered golden crown, sceptre and sacred water: the Thai king's coronation

WorldNews Friday, 3 May 2019
Tiered golden crown, sceptre and sacred water: the Thai king's coronationHere are the rituals to look for when King Vajiralongkorn is crowned Rama X this weekend Most Thais have never witnessed a coronation -- it has been almost 70 years since the last one, when the young Bhumibol Adulyadej was crowned in 1950. But while Bangkok may have changed from a slow-moving capital to a bustling modern city, the spectacular coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn will tack closely to intricate traditions. From sacred water purification and a diamond-encrusted crown to a grand procession, here are five rituals to look for when King Vajiralongkorn is crowned Rama X this weekend. - Royal purification - The entire coronation ceremony extends over three days from May 4-6, but...
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The drones spelled out phrases like 'Chakri Dynasty', formed a silhouette of the king and the message, 'Long Live the King'.

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